Recently I wanted to do some research on data which is available only via torrent. Also it is a very huge file. I don't want to do this in my local machine, so I decided to spin up a Digital Ocean droplet. After some search, I found that Deluge is a best tool to do it. Deluge provides both GUI and console support. In this article, we will see how to install and use deluge from the console.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install deluge deluged deluge-console
deluge- torrent client GUI
deluged- torrent client daemon
deluge-console- torrent client console
1. Run Deluge daemon
This will run deluge in the background.
2. Run Deluge Console
This will open up new console where you can type deluge commands.
3. Add a torrent file to start download
In order to download, you need to add your torrent file to deluge using:
add -p torrent_path torrent_file_name
torrent_pathis a path where you have your torrent file.
torrent_file_nameis actual torrent file name
add -p /home/john songs.torrent
You can use following commands in the deluge console.
info - Show information about the torrents add - Add a torrent rm - Remove a torrent cache - Show information about the disk cache exit - Exit from the client. halt - Shutdown the deluge server. pause - Pause a torrent resume - Resume a torrent help - displays help on other commands
info is very useful command which displays current stats of the torrent download.
Hope it helps. Have a great day.